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Engineering Ireland

January 27, 2022 10:14 am
Introduction: The greatest compliment to the engineering profession is that so much is taken for granted. New advancements in technology, transportation, water management and telecommunications arise everyday without due notice. Engineering Ireland traces the history of this profession within Ireland, from the earliest attempts of its members at construction to the technological achievements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It [...]
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1984 – George Orwell

January 27, 2022 10:22 am
Introduction: The perfect edition for any Orwell enthusiasts’ collection, discover the classic dystopian masterpiece beautifully reimagined by renowned street artist Shepard Fairey Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers [...]
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Mc Alpine’s Men – Irish Stories from the Sites

January 26, 2022 10:50 pm
Introduction: ‘On Saturday nights in The Half Moon, a ganger would come in and ask did you want a shift in the morning (pulling cable for Murphy). If you did, you had to guarantee him a drink the next night. The shift might last from seven o’clock until half past twelve, for about five pounds a shift. No documentation- just [...]
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A Quiet Man Miscellany

January 27, 2022 9:30 am
Introduction: John Ford’s “The Quiet Man” (1952) is the most popular cinematic representation of Ireland, and one of Hollywood’s classic romantic comedies. For some viewers and critics the film is a powerful evocation of romantic Ireland and the search for home. This book contains new and original information and photographs about the film “The Quiet Man”. Des MacHale has found a [...]
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Harry Potter – A Magical Year – The Illustrations of Jim Kay

January 27, 2022 11:16 am
Introduction: A Magical Year takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the seasons at Hogwarts. Jim Kay’s incredible illustrations, paired with much loved quotations from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, bring to life all of the magic, beauty and wonder of the wizarding world. This is an irresistible gift book for anyone who has ever been captivated by the Boy [...]
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Freedom and Right Will Conquer Might – Patrick M. Tunney D. C. – Poet and Patriotic Writer

January 26, 2022 7:35 pm
Introduction: Patrick Tunney (1887-1951) was born in Derrykillew, Westport, Co. Mayo. He was a tailor by profession but quickly gained the reputation as Mayo’s most prominent poet, songwriter and as a respected columnist of his time. Liam Friel is the grandson of Patrick Tunney. This is the third in a trilogy of books containing Patrick Tunney’s published and unpublished work. [...]
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Around Ireland on a Bike – Paul Benjaminse

January 26, 2022 8:23 pm
Introduction: Everything you will need for the perfect cycling holiday: detailed maps, accommodation, travel advice and all you need to know for an unforgettable trip. Taking a route from Belfast to Dublin through the most spectacular scenery and routes that Ireland has to offer. This book includes cycling routes through Co. Mayo including Westport and the Sheffrey Hills.
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America and The Great War

January 27, 2022 10:03 am
Introduction: A uniquely colorful chronicle of this dramatic and convulsive chapter in American–and world–history. It’s an epic tale, and here it is wondrously well told.” –David M. Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of FREEDOM FROM FEAR. From August 1914 through March 1917, Americans were increasingly horrified at the unprecedented destruction of the First World War. While sending massive assistance [...]
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Old Irish Country Life – Hugh Oram

January 26, 2022 7:14 pm
Introduction: Lovely photo collection book of Ireland. Written by Hugh Oram, this book provides an informative but wistful look at Irish country life. Most of the photographs are from about 100 years ago, a few a bit more recent.
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County Mayo, Ireland
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Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

January 26, 2022 10:28 pm
Introduction: The Great Famine is possibly the most pivotal event/experience in modern Irish history. Its global reach and implications cannot be underestimated. In terms of mortality, it is now widely accepted that over a million people perished between the years 1845-1852 and at least one million and a quarter fled the country, the great majority to North America, some to [...]
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An Archaeology of Southwest Ireland 1570 -1670

January 27, 2022 9:52 am
Introduction: The seventeenth century was a period of significant political and religious upheavals and was also a formative period in terms of landscape and settlement development throughout Ireland. This book examines Munster from a historical archaeology perspective, in particular it sets the archaeological context of these developments against the historical background of plantation, Cromwellian intervention and economic expansion.
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Concise English-Irish Dictionary

January 26, 2022 8:18 pm
Introduction: The Concise English-Irish Dictionary is derived from the New English-Irish Dictionary which is available online at www.focloir.ie. The Concise Englsh-Irish Dictionary contains an extensive range of contemporary Irish-Language translations of modern English words and phrases.
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Gaillimh: Diolaim Cathrach (Irish Language)

January 26, 2022 7:56 pm
Introduction: Is dlúthchuid í an Ghaeilge agus litríocht de Ghaeilge de shaíocht, d’oidhreacht agus de shaibhreas na cathrach. Tugann an díolaim seo de phrós agus d’fhilíocht spléachadh ar na slite éagsúla ar léiríodh, ar samhlaíodh agus ar tuigeadh príomhchathair an Iarthair, príomhchathair na Gaeilge, d’údair agus d’fhilí éagsúla Gaeilge. Brian Ó Conchubhair a roghnaigh.
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Fake News and the Irish War of Independence

January 26, 2022 11:01 pm
Introduction: As their untruths became known, fewer people began to believe the British reports. In this fascinating book Michael B. Barry tells the story of fakery and dissimulation that emanated from Dublin Castle, including the so-called ‘Battle of Tralee’ staged at Vico Road, Killiney, the forged editions of the ‘Irish Bulletin’ and attempts after the Kilmichael ambush to paint the [...]
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